Table 2 Genomic windows of Plasmodium falciparum with highest geographical differentiation across the full set of West African populations analysed.

From: Multi-population genomic analysis of malaria parasites indicates local selection and differentiation at the gdv1 locus regulating sexual development

Chromosome position on chromosome in kb Number of SNPs Highest mean FST Number of genes Gene loci*
4 1137–1142 3 0.113 2 PF3D7_0425250-0425300
7 371–435 14 0.127 20 PF3D7_0708000-0709700
8 701–703 3 0.126 1 PF3D7_0814500
9 1378–1422 11 0.180 6 PF3D7_0935400-0935900